Tweeps React Negatively To Netflix’s “Far From Home” Casting

Netflix, in collaboration with Inkblot Productions, is set to release “Far From Home,” its first Nigerian young adult show. The five-part series follows a poor teenage artist who is given the opportunity to live his dream after being awarded a scholarship to the country’s most exclusive school. However, as he attempts to navigate the trappings of the social hierarchy dynamics of his new environment, a huge secret threatens his newfound status and the safety of his family.

With the show’s promotion still ongoing, Netflix recently released a new trailer that gives audience’s a glimpse into the plot, and understandably, Nigerians have taken to social media to express their opinions.

Written by Dami Elebe, Far From Home features an ensemble of up-and-coming talents and established screen legends including Mike Afolarin, Funke Akindele Richard Mofe-Damijo, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Bolanle Ninalowo, Genoveva Umeh, Bimbo Akintola, Linda Ejiofor, Chioma Akpotha, Femi Branch, Carol King and Ufuoma Mcdermott. Far from home pemieres globally and exclusively on Netflix from December 16, 2022.


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